September 29 in San Antonio history…

1916
City Council ordered preparation of an ordinance prohibiting the use of dazzling auto headlights in the city.

1918 – World War I
The “loyal citizens of Bexar County” are asked to fly the flag over their houses tomorrow and keep flying them during the Fourth Liberty Loan campaign “until Bexar County goes over the top in its quota.”

1957
Rubber hoses are back at the county jail and prisoners will get “belted” by them if they complain about the food, so says Sheriff Owen Kilday who says “civil rights or no—these whips are back to stay.”

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